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The location of Forest Hill Cemetery









A visit to the Forest Hill Cemetery ...

The location of the Forest Hill Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Forest Hill Cemetery ...

The Forest Hill Cemetery is located in Anoka County.

The county seat for Anoka County is located in Anoka. Anoka lies just to the east northeast of the Forest Hill Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Forest Hill Cemetery

Lat:   45.2058°   (45° 12' 20")

Lon:   -93.4044°   (-93° 24' 15")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Forest Hill Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Albertville   [Map]     Hamel   [Map]    
Andover   [Map]     Hilltop   [Map]    
Anoka   [Map]     Lexington   [Map]    
Blaine   [Map]     Maple Grove   [Map]    
Brooklyn Center   [Map]     Mounds View   [Map]    
Brooklyn Park   [Map]     New Hope   [Map]    
Cedar   [Map]     Nowthen   [Map]    
Champlin   [Map]     Oak Grove   [Map]    
Coon Rapids   [Map]     Osseo   [Map]    
Corcoran   [Map]     Otsego   [Map]    
Crystal   [Map]     Plymouth   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Ramsey   [Map]    
Elk River   [Map]     Robbinsdale   [Map]    
Fridley   [Map]     Rogers   [Map]    
Ham Lake   [Map]     Spring Lake Park   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Forest Hill Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Anoka County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Anoka   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery
 
Blaine   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery
 
Brooklyn Park   [Map]
 - Located in Hennepin County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery
 
Coon Rapids   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery
 
Elk River   [Map]
 - Located in Sherburne County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery
 
Fridley   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery
 
Osseo   [Map]
 - Located in Hennepin County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Forest Hill Cemetery
 
Plymouth   [Map]
 - Located in Hennepin County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery
 
Robbinsdale   [Map]
 - Located in Hennepin County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Forest Hill Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Minnesota:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Anoka County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Carver County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chisago County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dakota County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hennepin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Isanti County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kanabec County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Le Sueur County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McLeod County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Meeker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mille Lacs County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morrison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Ramsey County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Rice County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sherburne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sibley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Stearns County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wright County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Burnett County (WI):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pierce County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Croix County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Minnesota:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Minnesota,
Cemeteries of Anoka County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Minnesota
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Minnesota
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Minnesota
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Minnesota

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Forest Hill Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Anoka County.

Anoka State Hospital Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Brooklyn - Crystal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Brooklyn & Maple Grove Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Cedar Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Champlin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Church of the Epiphany Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1926902<3>

Constance Evangelical Free Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Immanuel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Joyce Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Maple Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Maple Knoll Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Morningside Memorial Gardens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Mound Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

New St. John the Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Niggler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Old St. John the Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Old St. Walburga Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

St. Fridolin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

St. Martin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

St. Patrick Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

St. Vincent Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

A large cemetery that lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83530

Soderville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Staples Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Trott Brook Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Twin Lakes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Vernon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Sherburne County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Weaver Lake Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Hennepin County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

West Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Forest Hill Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #83812

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Forest Hill Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #643800   (Name of Record: Forest Hill Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Anoka
Lat: 45.2057983     Lon: -93.4043986   [Map]
Elev: 264         Map Name: Anoka

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Minnesota

About Anoka County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Anoka County: www.co.anoka.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Forest Hill Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2058, Longitude: -93.4044     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Forest Hill Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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